input-method

FCITX and Cedilla Conflicting Configurations

FCITX and Cedilla Conflicting Configurations I’m a Brazilian Portuguese native speaker, and, as such, I’m in need of the ç, not ć — which I believe is used in way less popular languages, so why is it the default??? —, so, in the past, I’ve followed tutorials like these, in order to override this behavior: …

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How to stop automatic candidate insertion with ibus-table?

How to stop automatic candidate insertion with ibus-table? I’m using ibus-table (specifically, ibus-table-latex) and would like to disable the following behavior: When I start typing something that triggers ibus-table’s candidate list (e. g. any part of rightarrow, such as rightar), the candidate list opens and the best-matching candidate is already “pre-selected” for insertion. See the following …

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ibus-table-latex trigger keybinding (or just documentation in general)

ibus-table-latex trigger keybinding (or just documentation in general) I’ve installed the ibus-table-latex package via APT and it works fine. However, I don’t see a way to re-bind (or disable) some of the triggers (backslash , _, ^) that open the “candidate list”. In particular, I’d like to get rid of ^ and _ doing anything …

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Not able to type Hangul letters

Not able to type Hangul letters I would like to occasionally type some hangul letters by pressing SUPER+SPACE and select "Korean" input. But I am not able to make it work yet on Ubuntu 22.04. When I press SUPER+SPACE I can choose between korean and norwegian: if I choose "ko" (korean) and start typing in …

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Where are GTK_IM_MODULE and GTK_MODULES set?

Where are GTK_IM_MODULE and GTK_MODULES set? When starting Eclipse for the first time in my Ubuntu 20.04, I got a warning (which actually seem to be 2 warnings) ***WARNING: Detected: GTK_IM_MODULE=xim. This input method is unsupported and can cause graphical issues. ***WARNING: Unset GTK_IM_MODULE or set GTK_IM_MODULE=ibus if flicking is experienced. log4j:WARN No appenders could …

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How Can I Disable the Global Shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + U in Linux Mint?

How Can I Disable the Global Shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + U in Linux Mint? Backstory: some Linux distributions setup a keyboard shortcut to let you enter Unicode characters, and they use CTRL + SHIFT + U as that shortcut. As a programmer, I want to instead use that shortcut in my code editor, so …

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Validate ~/.XCompose

Validate ~/.XCompose I’m working on creating my own compose key sequences in ~/.XCompose. As I add more and more sequences, occasionally I make typos or use the same sequence for different symbols. Examples: Typo / Non-Existent Codes <Multi_key> <non-existent-keysym> : other-non-existent-keysym Full Collision <Multi_key> <a> <b> : x # overrule by 2nd rule <Multi_key> <a> …

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Understanding & setting up different input methods

Understanding & setting up different input methods I use Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0 LTS with GNOME 3 Flashback Environment. I heard about three different input methods viz. ibus, xim and uim. And it seems ibus is pre-installed on my system. $ cat trisquel_7.0_i686.iso.manifest | grep ibus gir1.2-ibus-1.0 1.5.5-1ubuntu3 ibus 1.5.5-1ubuntu3 ibus-gtk:i386 1.5.5-1ubuntu3 ibus-m17n 1.3.4-3ubuntu1 ibus-table 1.5.0.is.1.5.0.20130419-2 …

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How do I check checkboxes using only a keyboard?

How do I check checkboxes using only a keyboard? How can I check the check boxes in an install wizard using only a keyboard? I have tried every conceivable keyboard command. +, -, Enter, <, >, 1, 2, 3 etc. Asked By: jsta || Source You can check checkboxes using Spacebar in most of the …

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Is there a universal way to write Unicode characters?

Is there a universal way to write Unicode characters? I sometimes want to write special Unicode characters, like an em-dash (—), in various programs like vim, Chrome (like just now!), or LibreOffice. In LibreOffice, I can achieve this via a dedicated dialog box found under the Insert menu. Other programs don’t seem to have a …

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How to find name of key for use in ~/.XCompose? (specifically keypad plus and minus)

How to find name of key for use in ~/.XCompose? (specifically keypad plus and minus) I use XIM under Debian Linux with Gnome 2. Many compose sequences are already defined in the system, including the one for ± sign: palec@Palec:~$ grep PLUS-MINUS /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose <Multi_key> <plus> <minus> : “±” plusminus # PLUS-MINUS SIGN This does not …

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In Fedora, how do I select a proper Norwegian keyboard layout?

In Fedora, how do I select a proper Norwegian keyboard layout? I just installed Fedora 19 in VirtualBox using an image from virtualboxes.org. However, I’m unable to select a proper Norwegian keyboard. When I open the keyboard layout, it shows an US layout. A Norwegian layout should have Æ, Ø, Å keys and a lot …

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Earphone remote in sound jack as X input

Earphone remote in sound jack as X input I have got new earphones, the AKG K318’s to be exact and they have one of those remotes. On a smartphone, such as an Android phone or iPhone, the buttons map to actions on the music player such as play/pause, volume up/down, skip, previous, you get the …

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How can I make IBus not ignore ~/.XCompose?

How can I make IBus not ignore ~/.XCompose? Since UIM didn’t want to play ball after installing Ubuntu 12.04 from scratch, I tried IBus, since that’s the IME framework that’s coming with Ubuntu by default. However, ibus-table-compose is a pain in the butt to use because just to enter one character I need to press …

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How do I type β with combining circumflex accent?

How do I type β with combining circumflex accent? There’s combining circumflex accent, U+0302 (in the Combining diacritical marks block). Neither it nor the letter β are on my keyboard. How do I combine the two to write “beta hat” like this when I can’t use TeX? Asked By: Stefano Palazzo || Source In the …

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Easy/simple input method package that works with minimal window manager?

Easy/simple input method package that works with minimal window manager? I am trying out minimalist window managers such as, but not limited to, Xmonad, ScrotWM, ratpoison, etc. Since I occasionally need to enter Traditional Chinese characters, how do I install an input manager that lets me switch between input methods easily, such as through a …

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